This manifestation represents one of the largest and most famous barbecue festivals in the world, and during its seven-day duration, Leskovac becomes the right place for all gourmets who want to try real Leskovac barbecue.
The barbecue is held every year in the last week of August and the first week of September, and it attracts over 500,000 people from Serbia and abroad. During the event, visitors can enjoy various culinary specialties from the grill, and the most famous of all is, of course, the Leskovac grill. In addition, the Roštiljiada also organizes a competition in the preparation of burgers, kebabs, ushtipak and other specialties from the grill, and the best craftsmen receive awards and recognition for their work.
However, Roštilijada is not only about cooking. During the seven days of the manifestation, visitors can participate in a series of entertainment activities, concerts, carnivals, plays and other cultural events. The biggest attraction every year is the hot pepper and kebab eating competition, which attracts a large number of brave visitors.
One of the most important activities at the Roštilijada is making the biggest burger in the world. This competition is named after Novica Stanković Šaponja, who made the biggest burger in the world back in 1987. Today, this competition attracts a large number of visitors, and the three-member team from 2018 broke their own record by making a burger weighing 66 kilograms and 100 grams.
The barbecue in Leskovac is an event that combines culinary tradition, entertainment and culture in one place. Visit this barbecue festival and feel the spirit of Leskovac and Serbia. We are sure that you will enjoy the wonderful atmosphere, delicious food and great time.
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